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GEOPOLITICS, CULTURE, AND THE SCIENTIFIC IMAGINARY IN LATIN AMERICA

EDITED BY MARÍA DEL PILAR BLANCO AND JOANNA PAGE “The most inclusive, informative, and up-to-date volume I have seen regarding science and culture in Latin America. An excellent choice for both the...

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El derecho a la ciencia potencia todos los derechos humanos

Fuente: SciDev   De la ciencia se ha dicho mucho: que es el motor de las sociedades, que facilita la vida a la población, que es esencial para entender el mundo que nos rodea. Pero con mucho menos...

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How Knowledge Moves: Writing the Transnational History of Science and Technology

Source: AmazonHow Knowledge Moves: Writing the Transnational History of Science and Technology Paperback – January 10, 2019by John Krige (Editor)Knowledge matters, and states have a stake in managing...

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Hugh Cagle, Assembling the Tropics: Science and Medicine in Portugal’s Empire, 1450–1700

Source: Society for the Social History of MedicineHugh Cagle, Assembling the Tropics: Science and Medicine in Portugal’s Empire, 1450–1700 , Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press,  2018. Pp. xix + ...

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Chinese infiltration of US labs caught science agencies off guard

Source: NatureUS science agencies’ slow response to the threat posed by China’s talent-recruitment programmes has allowed China to divert US government funds and private-sector technology to further...

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Por qué ningún boricua ha ganado el Premio Nobel

Fuente: Raúl A. Pérez Rivera/ENDIEl 3 de octubre tuvimos el honor de tener como conferenciante en la UPR-Humacao, al Dr. Martin Chalfie. El profesor Chalfie compartió el premio Nobel de química en el...

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Ciencia en Brasil rumbo al despeñadero

Fuente: SciDev   En las últimas décadas, Brasil destacó en América Latina y a nivel mundial por la ciencia producida en el país. Sin embargo, desde 2016, hay una reducción drástica de recursos al...

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Memorandum: Propuesta Concentración/Programa en Historia de la Ciencia y Tecnología

Por Rodrigo Fernós, PhD 16 de agosto de 2019 IntroducciónEl propósito de este memorando es proveer información de trasfondo que ayude a líderes institucionales académicos explicar la importancia...

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Uruguay: 10 prioridades en ciencia para el próximo presidente

Fuente: SciDev   [MONTEVIDEO] A cinco meses de las elecciones nacionales en Uruguay, la Academia de Ciencias de ese país (ANCiU) difundió un documento dirigido a los candidatos presidenciales que...

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South America is embracing Beijing’s science silk road

Source: NatureEven before Chinese President Xi Jinping unveiled the monumental trade plan now known as the Belt and Road Initiative to the rest of the world, he was already selling elements of it to...

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America's Government Scientists Are Eyeing a Future in Politics

Source: GizmodoPHILADELPHIA—As the Trump administration continues to attack science, scientists continue to push back, whether by joining rallies and strikes or running for office. In the next...

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Violent drug cartels stifle Mexican science

Source: NatureFor astronomers at the Large Millimeter Telescope in Mexico's Puebla state, the new year began with disturbing news. Their work probing the formation and evolution of stars, planets,...

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Where's the Beef?: Histories of science without Science

by Rodrigo FernósThere are many worrying trends in academia, one them being a misrepresentation of the internal content of PhD theses.  Particularly worrisome, from my own field of interest, is the...

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Nature’s 10-Ten people who mattered this year

Source: NatureYuan Cao’s teenage years were hardly typical. By age 18, he had already graduated from high school, completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Science and Technology of China...

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Latinoamérica reúne solo 0,53% de los científicos más influyentes del mundo

Fuente: SciDev   En el universo de los 6.000 científicos cuyos trabajos han sido más citados, solo 0,53 por ciento (32) son latinoamericanos, según consigna el ranking publicado por Clarivate...

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Ecoexploratorio conmemora los 100 años del terremoto de 1918

Fuente: NoticelEl próximo sábado, 6 de octubre, se conmemorará el centenario del terremoto y tsunami ocurrido en Puerto Rico en 1918 con una actividad en el Ecoexploratorio y Museo de Ciencias de...

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How human embryonic stem cells sparked a revolution

Source: NatureDieter Egli was just about to start graduate school in 1998 when researchers first worked out how to derive human embryonic stem cells. In the two decades since, the prolific cells have...

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Science mourns Stephen Hawking’s death

Source: NatureStephen Hawking, one of the most influential physicists of the twentieth century and perhaps the most celebrated icon of contemporary science, has died at the age of 76.The University of...

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Muere el físico Stephen Hawking a los 76 años

Fuente: El PaisEl físico británico Stephen Hawking, el científico que explicó el universo desde una silla de ruedas y acercó las estrellas a millones de personas alrededor del mundo, ha fallecido esta...

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UK/Brazil launch the Year of Science and Innovation 2018/19

Source: MercoPressThe UK-Brazil Year of Science and Innovation 2018-19, will be celebrated by a cocktail reception on 27 February at the Museum of Tomorrow during the visit of the British Royal...

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Reward research that changes society

Source: NatureThere is a classic narrative that stresses the importance and value of fundamental science. To make progress, one must take persistence by researchers, mix in patient financial support...

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2017, un año difícil para la ciencia en la región

Fuente: SciDev   Recortes presupuestales, descubrimientos de cepas agresivas, el ambiente en mayor riesgo: 2017 no ha sido el mejor año para la ciencia y tecnología en América Latina.Las amenazas de...

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Rescued radar maps reveal Antarctica's past

Source: NatureGlaciologists will soon have a treasure trove of data for exploring how Antarctica’s underbelly has changed over nearly half a century. An international team of researchers has scanned...

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América Latina se contradice en cumbre climática

Fuente: SciDev.net[BONN, ALEMANIA]  Una nueva muestra de las contradicciones que atraviesan a América Latina desde lo ambiental se vivió durante la Conferencia de Cambio Climático de la ONU (COP23),...

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